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static pressure[′stad·ik ′presh·ər]
The pressure that would exist at a point in a medium if no sound waves were present.
The normal component of stress, the force per unit area, exerted across a surface moving with a fluid, especially across a surface which lies in the direction of fluid flow.
The average of the normal components of stress exerted across three mutually perpendicular surfaces moving with a fluid.
1. In an air distribution system, the pressure which the fan must supply to overcome the resistance to airflow through the system ductwork and system components.
2. The pressure which a fluid exerts on a surface at rest with respect to it.
3. At a point, the atmospheric pressure in the absence of sound waves; usually expressed in pascals.
The atmospheric pressure of the air through which the aircraft is flying.